UVA’s Alex Walsh posted the nation’s top times in the women’s 200 back and 200 fly competing against Cal this weekend.
After a speedy dual meet Friday night, Cal and UVA opted to compete in non-traditional events like mixed relays, skins races, and a biathlon on Saturday.
Trenton Julian and Destin Lasco each won two individual events as the Cal men beat Virginia by over 70 points despite UVA’s relay victories.
The Georgetown Hoyas traveled to Charlottesville and squared off against UVA in an unscored meet with its own unique twists.
The Virginia Cavaliers got their season underway with the annual Blue vs Orange intrasquad meet, and fans were treated to some fast October times.
A pair of sophomore sprint dynamos and strong relays has Virginia primed to build on last year’s 9th place finish at NCAAs.
Adam Chaney led off Florida’s 3rd-place 400 medley relay at last year’s NCAA Championships. The Gators will return their entire relay for next season.
SEC 100 free champion Matt King announced his decision to swim for the University of Virginia beginning in the fall. He will be transferring from Alabama.
Virginia freshman Matt Brownstead was named the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) Swimmer of the Year.
Carson Foster or Luca Urlando? It was an agonizing choice for #1 recruit. But after one year… it’s Destin Lasco leading individual scoring.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
The Longhorns’ key to success so far this meet has been getting all 16 swimmers to score, something they have not accomplished in recent years.
Iowa’s only swimmer, Will Myhre, was seeded 14th in the 100 breast, and was the only top 16 scratch from this morning’s prelims,
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.